Case Officer - Derrimut CCS

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP2
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/1175A
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $74,580 - $82,571
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - (CCP2) - 1175 - Case Officer - Derrimut - Ongoing - full time - June 2024.docx (Word, 538KB)


Contact: Kanish Awasthi Manager Court Practice
0499 117 168

Position Details

  • Ongoing opportunity available in Derrimut CCS
  • Take pride in a meaningful job with a real sense of purpose
  • Salary range $74,581 - $82,571 plus superannuation

About us

Community Correctional Services (CCS) contributes to the safety of the community by applying practices that reduce reoffending and connecting offenders to programs, services and community. CCS provides management of offenders on court orders, serious sex offenders on post sentence supervision and prisoners on parole.

About the role

Based in Derrimut, the Case Officer will manage low risk offenders on court orders, through directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations. Additionally, you will apply order administration activities to offenders on reparation orders and, where required, offenders at a low risk of reoffending. This includes:

  • Referring offenders to relevant services
  • Monitor compliance against order requirements
  • Implement appropriate responses to non-compliance
  • Escalate matters as required to senior staff in a timely manner

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A passion for service excellence with a focus on achieving service targets whilst maintaining service quality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • Strong time-management and organisational skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Demonstrated experience or an awareness of key case management components: assessment, planning, service coordination and brokerage and interventions would be highly regarded.

For more details regarding these positions, please contact:

  • Kanish Awasthi Manager Court Practice on 0499 117 168

 

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders. 

We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, national police checks and misconduct screening. Dependant on the role, other checks may include VicRoads checks, drivers licence checks, medical checks, Working with Children Checks, and Declaration of Private Interests (for executive and responsible officer roles).

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.


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